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  • Photographer collects glossary of British landscape

    June 10, 2014 11:02 PM 3

    Just a few words you may never have heard of, that describe landforms in the British landscape. Photographer Dominick Tyler is putting together an ever-expanding glossary of these terms, collating hundreds of words that describe features in the countryside. The public are being invited to contribute to the Landreader project. Dominick is also taking

  • Venezuela's utopian socialist city

    June 10, 2014 11:01 PM 1

    Since early February protesters have taken to the streets protesting against high inflation rates and shortages of food staples. But for a large part of the population, the government remains popular. One of the places where the support is strongest is the city of Ciudad Caribia. The city was conceived as a utopian socialist community by the late president

  • World Bank lowers growth forecast for developing world

    June 10, 2014 11:00 PM 3

    The World Bank has revised down its forecast for economic growth in the developing world this year - from 5.3% down to 4.8%. If right, it would be the third consecutive year of growth below 5% for this group of countries. The Bank says that developing nations need to make economic reforms to promote growth. But the new report does predict that growth

  • Bowe Bergdahl: Hailey, Idaho divided by soldier's return

    June 10, 2014 10:52 PM 2

    The hometown of a US soldier is coming to terms with the backlash sparked by his release, exchanged for five detainees in Guantanamo Bay after five years in Taliban captivity. Many people in the city of Hailey, Idaho had campaigned for Bowe Bergdahl's release but the questions surrounding his capture - and anger over accusations that he was a deserter

  • World Cup 2014: England assess Danny Welbeck thigh injury

    June 10, 2014 10:48 PM 1

    England will give a fitness update on Danny Welbeck on Wednesday after he emerged as a potential injury worry for Saturday's World Cup opener with Italy. The Manchester United striker, 23, is said to have a thigh problem following a training session at England's Urca military base headquarters on Tuesday. Welbeck has scored eight goals in 20 games under

  • Angelina Jolie dedicates summit to 'abandoned' victim of rape in Bosnia who had seen her attacker roaming 'free'

    June 10, 2014 10:45 PM 2

    Angelina Jolie said a global summit to end sexual violence must send a message around the world that there is "no disgrace" in being a survivor - "that the shame is on the aggressor". On her arrival at the summit in east London, the Hollywood star dedicated the four-day event to an unnamed and "abandoned" victim of rape in Bosnia. Foreign Secretary William

  • £400,000 gambled on No vote (From Herald Series)

    June 10, 2014 10:29 PM 3

    A punter has placed a £400,000 bet on a No vote in the independence referendum in what is believed to be the largest political bet ever staked, bookmaker William Hill has revealed. A middle-aged man from Surrey wagered £400,000 at odds of 1/4 that the Scottish independence referendum will produce a No result when he visited a betting shop in south west London

  • Iraq crisis: Islamists force 150,000 to flee Mosul

    June 10, 2014 10:23 PM 6

    More than 150,000 people have been forced to flee Iraq's second city of Mosul after Islamist militants effectively took control of it. Troops were among those fleeing as hundreds of jihadists from the ISIS group overran it and much of the surrounding province of Nineveh. Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki responded by asking parliament to declare a state of emergency

  • Kate's big change: She starts the day in high street to cheer on sailors - then opts for McQueen at Palace garden party (as well as a very exclusive designer hat)

    June 10, 2014 10:17 PM 1

    With such a busy diary, it’s just as well the Duchess of Cambridge is a thrifty dresser. The Duchess had two official engagements to attend yesterday – meaning a change of outfit, and another masterclass in how to recycle outfits a la Kate. But she did allow herself one little extravagance – in the form of a new bespoke hat. The Duchess took one of her Alexander

  • Circus employees in Mexico City protest over animal ban

    June 10, 2014 10:00 PM 1

    More than 1,000 acrobats, clowns and other circus employees have taken to the streets of Mexico City to protest against a ban on using animals. The new law means lions, tigers, bears, horses and dogs will not be allowed to perform in circuses, but does not apply to dolphin shows or bullfighting. The protesters say the legislation will leave humans and animals